02:48 PM


Former Spanish, Panamanian presidents to arrive in Venezuela next week

The Venezuelan top electoral body invited some important political figures (File photo)
Former Spanish and Panamanian Presidents José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero and Martín Torrijos, respectively, and Colombian Senator Horacio Serpa will serve as part of an electoral support team for the upcoming parliament vote in Venezuela
01:57 PM


Venezuelan gov't, Toyota agree on export of domestic car parts

The deal arose from a meeting (File photo)
According to Venezuelan Minister of Economy and Finance Rodolfo Marco Torres, this new agreement with car maker Toyota will help save foreign currency
01:54 PM


Venezuelan dissent condemns murder of opposition leader

Venezuelans rally in rejection of political violence (File photo)
In reference to previous attacks on other anti-government political leaders, members of opposition coalition "Comando Venezuela Unida" (United Venezuela Command) stressed in a communiqué all these violent "events revolve around an official discourse announcing, promoting and justifying violence"
01:03 PM


Venezuelan gov't bans e-commerce of regulated products

Jorge Arreaza reported that businesses will remove regulated items (...)
Venezuelan Vice-President Jorge Arreaza and Trade Minister José David Cabello advised on an inspection to sanction individuals and corporations that offer products with surcharge via internet
10:53 AM


Sela Member States discuss common policies

Sela headquarters in Caracas (Venancio Alcázares)
The 41st Regular Meeting of the Latin American Council will take place in Caracas
10:46 AM


Venezuelan doctors expect "looming" Zika virus in the country

The mosquito which transmits the Zika virus also passes on dengue (...)
About 500 cases of this disease were recorded in Colombia
10:38 AM


Venezuelan opposition coalition MUD strikes legislative plan for 2016

Some of the leaders of the Venezuelan opposition coalition Unified (...)
Venezuelan Deputy Richard Blanco from opposition "Alianza Bravo Pueblo" (ABP) party highlighted the legislative plan of the coalition Unified Democratic Panel (MUD) would start with the Amnesty Act
10:31 AM


Unasur electoral mission refuses political violence in Venezuela

The electoral mission of the Union of South American Nations (Unasur) (...)
The electoral mission of the Union of South American Nations (Unasur) disclosed in a communiqué its rejection of the murder of Luis Manuel Díaz, the Secretary General of opposition party "Acción Democrática" (Democratic Action-AD) in central Guárico state